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Nov 18, 2012 10:00am EST
by the entire intelligence committee, which susan rice on the 16th, who was asked to go before the people and use that statement, did. i have read every one of the five interviews she did that day. she was within the context of that statement. and for this, she has been pillaried for two months. i don't understand it. it has to stop. if it continues, it's going to set up once again a partisan divide in these -- the house and the senate, which congressman rogers and i have tried to overcome and have overcome with some success with respect to the intelligence committees. >> congressman rogers, to my understanding, talking to government officials, is that what susan rice said on "meet the press" five days after the attack and other programs as well, was very similar to what then director petraeus said privately on september 14, that there appeared to be a terrorist element to it but that it appeared first to be spontaneous but it became a terrorist attack, and that that was his belief. so were they not speaking basically in the same way? >> well, first of all, why are we doing the investigat
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Nov 18, 2012 11:11am EST
went so hard after susan rice, having just come out of an election in which republicans lost votes among single women in particular and did badly with minorities, so to go off the susan rice, an african-american female, the white house saying what are they doing? chris: does it look that way as an observer, sexist? >> i wonder if something else is going on, whether lindsey graham wants to do something on immigration reform or is trying to cover his back on benghazi or there are politicks to play but the white house can't understand the opportunity. chris: a lot of motives going on there. >> chris, i live in brooklyn and bringing you two updates for the sandy recovery on the effort back home. chris: good for you. >> good news and bad news. good news, the motorized wheelchairs are beginning to work again and old people's wheelchairs are powered by electricity and when the power goes out they literally can't move around. the power is beginning to come on in some of the high-rise buildings so people are able to recharge their wheelchair for really the first time in weeks and able to mo
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Nov 15, 2012 5:00pm EST
. un ambassador susan rice got a bit of a lifeline from the cia. >> clouds and showers >> the skilling crisis on the gaza strip is raising international concern. israel's assault on hamas continues. an emergency meeting was held to discuss confconcerns. israel has not ruled out a possible ground campaign. ambassador susan rice apparently got a big boost from the cia. to is on the short leaist succeed the hillary clinton. >> republicans are opposed to susan rice for allegedly spreading "untruths" about benghazi. >> a democrat reports that embassador susan rice got a lifeline from the cia. this issue remains highly partisan, even personal. libya has become a battle between president obama and republican senator john mccain who insisted the administration knew quickly that al qaeda had attacked. >> for the president for two weeks afterwards to deny that that was the case is either cover-up for it is in confidence. >> un embassador susan rice denied it, infuriated republicans. lawmakers were briefed on libya. the democrat said theat u.s. intelligence did give her the incorrect intelligence
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Nov 8, 2012 6:00pm EST
term. >> i do not think her plans have changed. >> possible replacements include john kerry or susan rice. also tim nightmare. eric holder has not announced his plan nor has leon panetta. >> i am not going to speculate on the future intention. >> he told reporters the cabinet issues will be dealt with appropriately. nikole killion, wbal tv 11 news. >> the president will be back on the road. he will be traveling to asia later this month, visiting thailand and cambodia, the first for u.s. president. >> the major developments regarding the casino in baltimore city. caesars is dropping the harris style casino in favor of its horseshoe brand. we broke the stews on our website. david collins joins us from south baltimore with more on what all this means. >> said passage of covent -- question 7 is a game changer. this casino will be high and. it means more of an investment from the operators. and it comes the number of new hires to 1700's. it is the vision of a gambler's paradise. they built it as the biggest jackpot. it is offered in six markets, this is from cleveland. >> it is a legendar
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Nov 15, 2012 12:00pm EST
a comprehensive, no- holds-barred investigation. >> at the heart of the increase its un ambassador susan rice, who made the rounds on tv after the assault to blame protests on an inflammatory anti-muslim video. the white house says it was based on intelligence she had at the time. >> this president and is this administration has either been guilty of colossal incompetence or engaged in a cover-up. >> if president obama decides to appoint ambassador rice as the next secretary state -- >> if she did no better, it she . > -- should not be the voice of america. >> the president seemed angry at the attacks. >> if senator mccain and senator graham want to go after somebody, they should go after me. >> in washington, i am hallie jackson, wbal-tv 11 is. >> and an anne arundel county man is charged with sexually abusing several children in the edgewater area did this week, 56-year-old john villers-farrow was arrested for allegedly abusing children born to thousand -- to 2008 from 2000 -- from 2000 to 2008. anyone with more information or anyone who may have been a victim is also asked to call the anne arun
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Nov 17, 2012 11:00pm EST
the nation over fiscal cliff that could imperil the economy. susan rice and her statements about the day attack in benghazi and whether they make are unfit to serve as secretary of state. david petraeus was not talking about a sex scandal that is still sending shock waves through the capital. for the peasant -- president, no vacation after a busy week. >> there is no let up in the air battle between israelis and palestinian militants in gaza. 160 rockets launched into israel today, including two targets in libya. the official said 46 palestinians and three israelis have been killed so far in this for a fight. estelle was missouri man confessed of plotting to shoot a screening of -- a missouri man confessed to plotting to issued its meaning of twilight. he's been charged with first- degree assault and making it terrorist threat. prosecutors plan to ask for a mental exam. federal of investigators are continuing to review the get the he deadly train accident. the warning bells and signals were activated 20 seconds before the accident and the float to not go on the tracks until several secon
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Nov 14, 2012 6:30pm EST
on the possibility that u.n. ambassador susan rice could become secretary of state. >> we'll do everything to block the nomination within our power as far as susan rice is concerned. >> i don't trust, her -- >> reporter: he referred to rice's appearance on "meet the press" days after the benghazi attack. >> but this is a spontaneous reaction to a video. >> reporter: today, the president was visibly angry. >> if senator john mccain, and senator graham and others want to go after somebody they should go after me. but for them to go after the u.n. ambassador, who had nothing to do with benghazi, and was simply making a presentation based on intelligence that she had received, and to hurt her reputation, is outrageous. >> reporter: overall, though, he was geneal and reflective. >> on the other hand, i didn't get re-elected just to bask in re-election. >> reporter: while the president had some tough words for his old presidential rival, john mccain, he actually was very conciliatory towards mitt romney and reiterated his hope they would sit down, saying there were a lot of ideas that mitt romney said on
NBC
Nov 16, 2012 6:30pm EST
for why the white house had pointed to a new anti-muslim video, when susan rice appeared three days after the attack. >> our current assessment was what happened in benghazi was a spontaneous reaction. >> reporter: both democrats and republicans said the cia assessment of terrorism was classified. and that is why that was not included in the official talking points rice was given. >> and she did entirely the responsible thing in answering questions based on what was unclassified, and agreed to by the entire intelligence community. >> reporter: early drafts of those talking points had included more details. senior u.s. officials say a decision was made to keep the role of terrorists secret because of the legitimate issues. >> to be more specific about the al-qaeda involvement, yet, the final one said indications of extremists. >> reporter: petraeus was among the officials who signed off on the talking points. but lawmakers say he didn't play exactly how or by whom the final decision was made. so democrats defend susan rice saying she was simply limited in what she could say publicly, even
NBC
Nov 14, 2012 11:00pm EST
obama defended susan rice after criticism of her in the after math of that attack. >> she made an appearance at the request of the white house in which she gave her best understanding of the intelligence that had been provided. if senator mccain and others want to go after somebody, they should go after me. >> he pushed back against senators who said they would do whatever to subtle her nomination if he picks her to replace hillary clinton. senator john mccain shot back. >> this president and this administration has either been guilty of incompetence or engaged in a cover up negotiate of which are acceptable to the american people. >> and to that senator lindsey gram added mr. president don't think for one minute i don't hold you ultimately responsible. gram said he didn't trust interior rice after the bensenville reports. >>> the security counsel is meeting privately tonight. the secretary general has spoke within egypt's prime minister about the escalation of violence in the region. they carried out r50 strikes in gaza today. one killed the commander of ha mass. >> if you're
NBC
Nov 15, 2012 4:30am EST
u.n. ambassador susan rice calling the assault spontaneous back in september has reached a boiling point. yesterday president obama in his first news conference since re-election exploded at republican finger pointing over rice. >> if senator mccain and senator graham and others want to go after somebody, they should go after me, but for them to go after the u.n. ambassador who had nothing to do with benghazi and was simply making a presentation based on intelligence that she had received and to besmirch her reputation is outrageous. >> earlier sense tore mccain and graham vowed to stop her confirmation. >> i don't trust her. the reason i don't trust her. is i think she knew better. >> we will do whatever is necessary to stop the nomination. >>> back to petraeus. t"the wall street journal" says he was already at odds with james clapper after the cia wanted them to fight back publicly for its role in benghazi. we do have new details on the personal scandal that has enveloped petraeus and john allen from nbc's andrea mitchell who broke the story. >> reporter: at his news conference t
NBC
Nov 15, 2012 11:00pm EST
them that susan rice got an unclassified version of the events that later proved incorrect. you'll recall she's come under sharp criticism for saying that attack was spontaneous rather than a terror attack. congressional leaders viewed video of the attack that showed events in real time. hillary clinton will testify in the coming weeks. and palestinian militants targeted isreal's commercial capitol today. hamas shot rockets for the first time as paniced residents ran for cover. isreal has sent troops and weapons toward gaza and have called up tens of thousands of reserve vist. this comes after the hamas was killed in an air strike. >>> it's become a pretty popular alternative to coffee. >> but now the f.d.a. is looking at whether an energy shot could have played roles in 13 deaths. >> well the people who died had one thing in common. they had all used five hour energy. the reports included things like heart attacks, convulsions and even a spontaneous abortion. it's not what role if any the product played in the deaths. and children under 18 shouldn't use it at all. >> wherever t
NBC
Nov 16, 2012 4:30am EST
it was a spontaneous and not a terror attack. u.n. ambassador susan rice, her name has been thrown out there as secretary of state. republicans are pushing back because she was the one who five days after that attack said it was spontaneous. petraeus today could shed some light on all of this. by the way, his hearing is closed but later the intelligence committees hope to have open public hearings here on capital hill. lynn. >> tracie pots for us in washington. tracie, thank you. >>> for a look at the weather, let's check in with nbc meteorologist bill karins has the weather. i'm surprised you would show up. >> i would challenge anyone to have an easier job today than me, even you. >> thank you. i've been slaving away all evening. you have no idea. >> i know. it's a mess in the kitchen. it's a nice, very quiet weather day just like yesterday morning. whatever you wore yesterday as far as the jacket and gloves, lynn, will work today. still warmer down in south texas. everyone else is the same, 20s and 30s. very typical for the time of year. no big storms out there to track. i know we ha
NBC
Nov 14, 2012 5:00pm EST
the president not to nominate susan rice as his new secretary of state, after rice claimed benghazi was a riot gone wrong. >> to be searched her reputation is outrageous. >> mostly, a victor reaching out to his opponents. and with both sides not very far apart on taxes, the president hopes his re-election tips the balance and gives him some republican votes and the deal he wants to avoid the fiscal cliff. steve handelsman, wbal tv 11 news. >> still ahead tonight, hundreds second after a meningitis outbreak, and members of a house subcommittee want to know why. >> they sure do, and they also say that outbreak could have been prevented. more from capitol hill when we come back. >> but first, caught on camera. mta and a violent attack. >> how to make your security check-in process go >> on 11 news is learning more about how the mta will respond after catching a fight. mta officials tell us they do not plan on filing charges against the driver. this altercation happened on the 40 two middle river. the video has gone virus on the internet, making its way to youtube and tmz. for an arrest, a weapon
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Nov 15, 2012 5:00am EST
people deserve a comprehensive investigation. >> susan rice. she made the rounds on tv after the assaults. information the white house says it was based on intelligence she had at the time. >> this president and this administration has either been guilty of colossal incompetents or engaged in a cover-up. >> the gop is setting up a fight if ambassador rice will be appointed the new secretary of state. >> somebody has to start paying a price. >> if senator mccain and others want to go after somebody come they should go after me. >> strong words from the president. we do expect general petraeus up on the hill first thing tomorrow morning. >> what do we know about the benghazi attacked? >> a review board is looking over what happened. we expect that report to be made public in mid december. >> hallie jackson, thank you. >> president obama will visit new york today. >> hostess may be cutting production for good. you might want to stock up on those twinkiees and wonder bread. >> volume is still light and moving smoothly. >> welcome back. 43 degrees downtown. a chilly start for us but not as col
NBC
Nov 15, 2012 6:00am EST
a comprehensive investigation. >> susan rice made the rounds on tv after the assault. she blamed protest over a video. information the white house says was based on intelligence she had at the time. some wonder if there is more to the story. >> this president and this administration has either been guilty of colossal incompetents or engaged in a cover-up. >> the gop is setting up a fight if ambassador rice will be appointed the new secretary of state. >> i think she knew better. >> somebody has to start paying a price. >> the president seemed angry about the attacks on rice. >> if senator mccain and others want to go after somebody, they should go after me. >> strong words from the president. we do expect general petraeus up on the hill first thing tomorrow morning. his testimony will be closed to the press. dutch ruppersberger is a top member investigating and he said he will be asking questions. you have folks from the fbi and cia and he wants to know how and why the fbi began investigating this in the first place. >> it should be interesting. >> 39 degrees at the airport. the new concerns
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Nov 18, 2012 5:00am EST
cuts and spending or risk-taking the economy. lawmakers are facing a partisan battle over susan rice and whether it makes her unfit to serve as secretary of state. petraeus was not talking about the sex scandal making shockwaves through the capital. a post-election trip, but no vacation after a busy week. >> rocket fire from gaza strip has stoped. the israeli military have not attacked israel since the night before. to negotiate an end to the confrontation. a doctor in the tourism is facing several trudges this morning after large amounts of chemicals commonly used for bombs and explosive devices were discovered at his home. they found several weapons when they searched the home of roberto rivera. they found a -- they got a report of potential hazardous material in the house. two police helicopter smashed into each other. one clipped and other as they were landing and the other was taking off. it happened yesterday at the pasadena's police department's helipad. still ahead, addressing the table. some great ideas to make sure your thanksgiving table complement's the big feast. >> she
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Nov 18, 2012 9:00am EST
lindsay graham leading the carriage against the president on benghazi and his u.s. ambassador, susan rice, who could become the president's nominee for secretary of state. all of them will weigh in on which way this controversy is heading. this is happening as the president is trying to negotiate with congress to get something done to avoid this fiscal cliff. our round table weighs in on the very latest as well, on the prospect of another middle east war with all the violence in gaza. it's all coming up this morning on meet the press.hqhqhqhqhqhqho >> good morning. we're starting you off with a live view from skycam. looks fairly cloudy out there right now. we have a lot of clouds pushing in from the south. 43 at b.w.i. marshal. the winds, 7 miles per hour. all the clouds associated with a disturbance off the carolina coast. isolated sprinkles right now, but look at all this rain pushing all the way towards columbia right now. this is all continuing to produce a lot of clouds up in to the mid-atlantic and that's going to be impacting our weather as we go throughout the day. let's show you
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Nov 18, 2012 8:00am EST
similar to what susan rice said on "meet the press" and other programs five days later. and this is the key question, which is did they fail to call it what it was? and that is a terror attack on an anniversary of 9/11? and if so, why? i think resolving that is still the key question but it only gets us to the bigger question, lester, which is what about america's footprint on the ground in a kcountry like libya that needs so much rebuilding at a time when the united states does not want to be responsible for all of that security and all of that rebuilding? >> and we're mindful the president leaves hoping to get a deal to avert the fiscal cliff some time after the thanksgiving break. is that wishful thinking or has the climate changed to the point this may happen? >> i think there are good vibrations and that amounts to something between republicans and defensemmocrats right now, n republicans and the white house most importantly. the president clearly seems like a president who wants to fight on the issue of taxes on the wealthy, but he's signaling compromise will. i t
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Nov 17, 2012 7:00am EST
. that is a stark contrast to the account u.n. ambassador susan rice offered in the days after the incident when she said that what happened in benghazi was a spontaneous attack. some lawmakers said the discrepancy was the result of evolving intelligence, while others noted the cia's initial assessment of terrorism was classified and therefore not included in the talking points rice was given. critics of the administration are demanding more answers while others are defending ambassador rice. >> the original talking points were much more specific about al qaeda involvements, and yet final ones just said indications of extremists. >> i don't think she should be pilloried for this. she did what i would have done or anything else would have done. >> reporter: now those who were in the room said petraeus testified that his resignation had nothing to do with the consulate attacks, saying it was solely due to the fallout from his admitted extramarital affair. he also apologized for his behavior. >>> a key figure in the resignation of cia director david petraeus is tampa socialite jill kelley. kelley's con
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Nov 13, 2012 7:00am EST
house has also lock wanted u.n. ambassador susan rice to success hillary clinton, but officials say congressional leaders are now warning them that the controversy over benghazi could complicate her confirmation, and counterterrorism adviser john brennan is still a possibility, if he wants it, to take over at cia. a lot going on here. savannah. >> complicated is the word of the day. amitch nell washington. thank you. let's turn to retired colonel jack jacobs who is an nbc military analyst. first petraeus, and now general allen involved. on the stunner scale, where do you put this? >> seven. very startling, especially for those people who worked with these officers and known for them for years and years. really quite astonishing. do you know general allen? what is his reputation? >> i don't know him very well. i've met him on several occasions. he's a 1976 honors graduate of the u.s. naval academy. he's got a -- a masters degree from georgetown, from the national war college. he's quite an intellectual actually. a great infantry marine and has had an absolutely stellar career. all th
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Nov 15, 2012 7:00am EST
made it clear they would not support susan rice to become the new secretary of state. >> we will do whatever is necessary to block the nomination. >> their chief gripe, they believe she disqualified herself several days after the benghazi attack with her explanation of what happened. >> our current assessment is what happened in benghazi was, in fact, initially a spontaneous reaction to what had just transpired hours before in cairo, almost a copycat of the demonstrations of our facility in cairo. >> i don't trust her. and the reason i don't trust her is because i think she knew better and if she didn't know better, she shouldn't be the voice of america. >> a visibly angry president obama fired back at both senators and defending his ambassador. >> if senator mccain and senator graham and others want to go after somebody, they should go after me. but for them to p go after the u.n. ambassador who had nothing to do with benghazi and was simply making a presentation based on intelligence she had received and it's outrageous. >> but mccain decided not to let the president have the last
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Nov 17, 2012 5:00am EST
have been removed in a version that was used by susan rice. >> the key is that there were unclassified talking points. and a very early stage. and i don't think she should be covering for this. >> lawmakers say petraeus explained the administration held references to terrorist groups in the talking points so as not to tip the suspects off. nicole killian, wbal tv news. >>> in washington, president obama and congressional leaders are promising to compromise after their first to first meeting on the fiscal cliff since the election. friday's talk come amid growing pressures to prevent massive tax increases and spending cuts from taking effect on january 1st. republicans say they are willing to talk about increasing revenue while democrats recognize they'll have to give a little too. >> my hope is that this is going to be the beginning of a fruitful process. >> to show our serious, we put revenue on the table. slong it's accompanied by significant spending cuts. >> we're both going to have to give up some of the things that we know are a problem. >> investors say optimism that a deal could
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Nov 9, 2012 7:00am EST
choice, u.n. ambassador susan rice, the obama administration's representative who gave the initial incorrect intelligence explanation of the benghazi attacks. still, most insiders believe rice and kerry are the two front-runners. white house veterans say clinton's eventual replacement will be on solid ground. >> the secretary of state in the second administration has the advantage of a president who has their bearings about what they want to accomplish around the world. >> in treasury the top candidate to replace timothy geithner white house chief of staff jack lew who has also served as the budget director. the president may decide to keep him where he is and perhaps look elsewhere to another senator or clinton administration veteran. at the pentagon leon panetta's departure may not occur until the spring but the list may include michele flournoy. she would be the first ever woman to head defense. rhode island senator jack reed, a west point graduate and veteran of the armed services committee. then there is john kerry if the president doesn't tap him for state. attorney general e
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